30th Annual Stevens Cooperative Auction


Eat, Bid and Dance!

The most anticipated local charity cocktail buffet and auction of the year is coming April 18th! (Take a look at these crazy prizes!)

Want dinner for two and an evening of laughs when you attend a performance of Saturday Night Live? How about a golfer’s dream come true as you experience the entire U.S. Open? How about a Major League Baseball fan package that includes tickets to the 2009 All-Star Game? Maybe you want to escape to Ireland or Mexico? Want a behind the scenes look at one of the premiere animated filmmaking studios? How about an insider’s tour of the Today Show? Yeah, this auction has them!


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Saturday, April 18, 2009 – 7 pm to midnight
(Westin Jersey City Newport)

Silent Auction and cocktail buffet from 7 to 9 pm
Live Auction at 9 pm

2009 Toyota Prius Raffle to be awarded at 10:30 pm, followed by dessert and dancing!
Friends and family welcome. Must be 18 years or older to attend.

Great items up for bid, and great food too!

Tickets are available NOW for the Stevens Cooperative School Auction and cocktail buffet set for Saturday April 18th at the gorgeous new Westin Hotel in Jersey City Newport and you won’t go hungry (or thirsty) at this auction. The $130 ticket price includes wine and beer with a cash bar available. $30 per ticket is tax deductible and they have complimentary valet parking. Buy tickets online: https://secure.readysetauction.com/auctions/stevenscooperativesc/tickets

Read more about the great auction items after the jump…

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Some of the fantastic Live Auction Items include:

Live from New York – It’s Saturday Night!
snl-logo-small.jpgHere’s your ticket to a night of laughs, surprises and great performances. Emmy Award-winning Saturday Night Live has launched the careers of many of the brightest comedic stars.

After you enjoy dinner for two, you’ll head to Rockefeller Center to hear those famous opening words in person.

A Golfer’s Dream Come True
us-open-golf-logo.jpgExperience the entire US Open! This Grounds ticket package for two includes an individual ticket for each day of the week. You’ll enjoy three practice rounds on Monday – Wednesday and four championship rounds on
Thursday – Sunday. We’ll even include tickets for playoff Monday, if needed.

Includes general parking and shuttle bus service, access to the U.S. Open Experience tent, the Lexus Performance Drive tent and the Merchandise

Pavilion along with Spectator Information guide and beautiful golf course map. 2009 Open will be played at Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale, New York.

A Special Night at Dino & Harry’s
Eight guests will enjoy celebrity status at a wine dinner hosted by this newly-renamed Hoboken landmark. This off-the-menu experience is sure to be an evening you will not forget.

Girls’ Day Out – A Spa Party for Four
If you’re in need of a little escape with the girls, this one’s for you! Your party of four will be pampered and polished at Marma Day Spa. Package includes 60 Minute Elemental Nature massage, 60 Minute Elemental Nature customized facial, 45 Minute Green Science Skin Renewal manicure and 60 Minute Rosemary Mint Awaking body wrap. We’ll provide the wine and cheese, your girlfriends can provide the gossip.

A Behind the Scenes Look At The NEW Ice Age Movie: Dawn of the Dinosaurs!
It’s coming to theaters this July, but here’s your opportunity for a behind-the-scenes look at animated filmmaking at Fox’s Blue Sky Studios in Greenwich, Connecticut. For your group of six, you’ll take a tour of this super animation workshop and meet the director. After all of your questions are answered – you’ll receive a very special memento of your visit, a signed movie poster along with a goody bag filled with hats and toys.

Viva Mexico!
Imagine yourself relaxing by the pool on the beautiful Riviera Maya. You’ll spend 4 nights and 5 stress free days at the BlueBay Grand Esmeralda, a modern and recently renovated 5-star all-inclusive hotel in Playa del Carmen. You provide the airfare, we’ll provide a double occupancy inclusive package once you arrive.

Insider’s Tour of the Today Show
While the crowds gather outside Rockefeller Center for America’s #1 morning news show, you’ll be whisked inside for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Today Show with NBC News President Steve Capus. As special guests of the show, your party of four will be treated to an exclusive tour of the studio, Rockefeller Plaza set, and control room. You may even have the opportunity to meet co-hosts Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira, weather reporter and all-around funny guy Al Roker, news anchor Ann Curry; and Stevens parent, Today Show Correspondent Natalie Morales.

Are You Ready for Your Close Up?
“When photographing I want to reach and touch something that I feel is at the core of people.” This quote by Mary Ellen Mark, known and respected for her images which fall between social photojournalism and portraiture, could not have been better said by Paul Sky. A documentary and portrait photographer for nearly 30 years, Sky has been around the world and back, bringing home images and memories that clients will cherish for generations to come. This package includes a child or family photo session within a 30 minute drive of the photographer’s studio and a minimum of 100 proofs in a combination of color and black and white.

Escape to the West Coast of Ireland
The west coast of Ireland is an enchanting place filled with atmospheric towns and villages, long stretches of stunning coastline, soaring sea cliffs, and craggy countryside. Trip includes seven nights in 4 bedroom, 4 bath cottage in Doonbeg, County Clare, Ireland, closely situated to a huge number of Ireland’s most desired cultural attractions including the The Burren, The Cliffs of Moher, and Ireland’s surfing mecca, Lahinch. We’ll also include a round of golf for a foursome at the world famous Doonbeg Golf Course, designed by two-time British Open Champion Greg Norman.

The Ultimate Major League Baseball Fan Package!
and All-Access Tour of the New MLB Network

How much will you bid for a VIP gym bag filled with over a dozen DVD’s of baseball shows, t-shirts and other merchandise from the award-winning MLB Productions? What if we added an all-access tour of the newly launched MLB Network facility in Secaucus, NJ? Here you will see a live broadcast of MLB Tonight and walk through the massive film vaults that contain the complete visual history of the game. Then join Producers in an edit room to help put together a special for ESPN. Okay, here’s the 3-2 pitch. Two coveted tickets to the 2009 All-Star Game being played at Busch Stadium in St. Louis this July. Now, you make the call!

The Perfect Smile
Your dentist has said the dreaded words – your child needs braces. Here’s your opportunity to get a glowing new and beautiful smile from two of the most popular orthodontists in town. This smile package includes orthodontic records, comprehensive orthodontic treatment and retainers. (Additional fees for invisalign or ibraces lingual braces.) This package is valid for both children and adults.

The Best Seat in the House:
VIP Tickets to the Today Show Summer Concert Series
You can’t buy tickets to some of the hottest concerts in town this summer. That’s because the only way to see a Today Show concert is to get up extra early and wait on line. That is – unless you’re a VIP. This package includes 4 tickets to enjoy the concert of your choice in an exclusive section of the Today Show plaza.

The Wine Dinner You’ve Been Waiting For
FOOD & WINE Magazine’s Anthony Giglio will prepare a five-course meal paired with five different wines, plus lead an anything-but-snooty wine tasting between courses. Anthony is an award-winning journalist, sommelier, educator and professionally-inspired cook, currently writing FOOD & WINE Magazine’s Wine Guide 2010. On weekends he and his wife Antonia host legendary dinner parties at home. Now’s your turn to host one…

For the highest bidder of this package Anthony will prepare a Five-Course Wine Dinner in your kitchen, select five different wines and present them with each course in your dining room. The package includes: Anthony Giglio, who will serve as chef, sommelier and co-host, food for 8, 12 bottles of wine and two guest sous-chefs/servers

Cool off this Summer at an Outdoor Pool!
The Shipyard complex at 12th and Hudson Streets offers a rare urban escape – a rooftop outdoor pool. Your family can enjoy this private oasis, swimming all summer long and enjoying spectacular NYC views.

….and that’s not all, there are over 200 items offered in the Silent Auction!

So buy your tickets now!

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